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The fake news, as presented by Yahoo!, laments the passing of civil discourse in America. For the record, these folks just parrot the many lies of the other lying liars. As such, they can’t even report the fake news’ fake news without more fake news.

She flipped through television channels and radio stations, scanning from conservative to liberal media, searching for any sign that the polarized nation had finally reached its tipping point.

For days, Elisa Karem Parker had been seeing updates in the news: A pipe bomb sent to liberal political donor George Soros. One delivered to CNN. More to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other prominent political figures villainized by those on the right — a bizarre plot unfolding just ahead of the midterm election that will decide which party controls Congress.

“It’s like our country is becoming ‘The Hunger Games,'” Parker, who considers herself squarely in the middle of the political divide, told her husband and teenage son over dinner.

“It’s like our country is becoming…” Proper tense, here, is “became.” Maybe if more people had turned off the teevee and paid attention BEFORE we reached the tipping point, something could have been done.

Too little, too late I fear.

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